Jake Peavy to pitch in minors Friday

Updated: April 8, 2011, 1:05 AM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy is set to make his minor league start with Double-A Birmingham on Friday.

Pitching coach Don Cooper said the hope is that Peavy goes five innings and throws 75 pitches in the Barons game at Montgomery.

Peavy, who is recovering from both his latissimus dorsi reattachment surgery last July and rotator cuff tendinitis that developed this spring, is then in line to pitch Wednesday as well as April 18, 23 and 28.

"Those are ...

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